If regulators in Washington approve, GM plans to check as much as 2,500 of those modified Chevy Bolts on public roads in no less than seven states.
The transfer comes as Waymo, previously generally known as the Google Self-Driving Automotive Undertaking, prepares to launch a ride-hailing program exterior of Phoenix utilizing driverless Chrysler Pacifica Minivans.
These automobiles have been modified with sensors, cameras and radar gear so the minivans can function and not using a driver.
Not like, Normal Motors, Waymo has not petitioned the federal authorities to permit it to check automobiles with out steering wheels and pedals.
Final yr, Ford mentioned it plans to develop self-driving automobiles with out steering wheels, although these automobiles should not anticipated to be prepared till 2021.